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Hundreds of thousands march for immigrant rights on International Workers Day

Eyewitness reports from the PSL

On Sat. May 1, International Workers Day, hundreds of thousands of people marched in the United States for immigrant rights. Many hundreds of thousands demonstrated across the world for workers’ rights. The struggle of immigrants’ rights is part and parcel of the larger struggle for workers rights. Continue reading

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Thousands rally In D.C. to protest occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq

By Kosta Harlan

About ten thousand demonstrators filled Lafayette Park across from the White House to demand an end to the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan. March 20 marked the seventh anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, while the occupation of Afghanistan is now in its eighth year. A broad range of organizations mobilized for the demonstration, organized by the International ANSWER coalition. Military veterans, student groups, trade unions, Arab American organizations, church congregations, and many other groups brought thousands of people into D.C. for the rally. Continue reading

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Mobilizing for March 20 Anti-War Rally in DC

The Bail Out the People Movement , meeting in New York on Feb. 24, voted to endorse and help to mobilize for the March 20 National March on Washington. The demonstration, called by the Answer Coalition, raises the slogans: U.S. out of Afghanistan and Iraq, Free Palestine, Reparations for Haiti, and Money for Healthcare, Jobs and Education. The endorsement, proposed by the International Action Center, had unanimous support and was followed by a concrete discussion of outreach, transportation and material to take to Washington. Continue reading

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